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Jeannie Woo Office Hours: M 11-12pm, TH 3:30-4:30pm,or by appt Fall 2011 Email: jeannw8@sfsu.edu Office EP 104 History of Asian Americans Introduction to the history of Asian Americans in the United States. Comparative examination and discussion of the experience of different Asian American groups and their place in the general history and development of American society. Historical experiences and events are contextualized in relation to current global, political, and social issues to analyze parallel patterns and actions. This course fulfills the G.E. requirement in American history and AERM, GP, and SJ. Asian American groups to be covered in this class include Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, and Asian Indian. Other topics to be discussed include history, immigration, legislation, community formation and development, and public policy. Required Textbook(s) Chan, Sucheng. Asian Americans: An Interpretive History . Boston: Twayne, 1991. E-Reserve (Check iLearn) Optional Textbook MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7 th edition) 10% Class Participation 2% Asian American Mayoral Candidate (non submission results in automatic drop from class) 28% Pop Quiz/Short Assignment (2-3 throughout the semester) 30% Group Paper and Presentation (10-15 pages) Thesis Prospectus (5%) Project Progress Report (grade not given, but if report is not handed in ONE whole grade will be deducted from your final paper) Oral Presentation (5%) Group Member Evaluation (5%) Final Paper (15%) 30% Final Exam Waiver Form – Must be signed and submitted to the instructor otherwise the student will be dropped From the class Graduate Students: See instructor for graduate student requirements for this class. YOU WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATIC “F” FOR THIS COURSE IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLETE AT LEAST 70% OF THE COURSE ASSIGNMENTS. Credit/No Credit: If you sign up for CR/NCR, you must have at least a “C” to get CR; a “D” or “F” is NCR. You can sign up for CR/NCR on your own through the SFSU website. Page 1 of 3
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